cant reinstall my games!

By tizerist ยท 5 replies
Dec 1, 2006
  1. hi.
    i am trying to reinstall a couple of games i had before
    (toca touring cars 2 and destruction derby 2)
    but i've got previous instances of these games somewhere on my harddrive, and they're not coming up when i click the executables.

    i've done a search > files and folders > all drives
    (where the dog looks in the book)
    and its come up with nothing.

    what do i do?
    thanks in advance.
  2. Cpt_Subtext

    Cpt_Subtext TS Rookie Posts: 257

    Ive had a similar problem in the past with this, uninstalling games only to have them leave something on, which is difficult to find, which prevents a reinstall.... basically you can change the directory to where you stall, maybe add a 1 or something in which you should be able to play them from.

    You can try using a scan disk feature if you have something like Fix-it utilities 6 which is quite good at removing left over instances etc...

    Failing that do something drastic if its a bother and reformat your hard drives.... Just back up all the stuff you want to keep.
  3. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    You might have to full uninstall them ( Clean it off the drive permanetly, Like search it then delete the program file & then go to Control panel > add / remove programs then delete it )

    Then when you reinstall put the CD into the DVD drive and open it as a folder then go to Add / remove programs and put the setup or install.exe ( which ever it is ) into the browse box then install it like that

    Hope I helped :)
  4. Cloud143

    Cloud143 TS Rookie

    Reinstall the files...

    Just reinstall it again and everything will be fine...
  5. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Didnt he say that he couldnt reinstall them because they are on his computer ( somewhere ) still? Or no?

    I got kinda confused :haha:
  6. tizerist

    tizerist TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 90

    thanks, i'm away for couple days. i'll get back to ya.
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